IDG customer survey "Germany's best managed service provider 2019": Konica Minolta takes second place

| 1 March 2019

Konica Minolta IT Solutions has been recognised as Germany's second-best managed service provider in the category of system suppliers with a turnover between EUR 50 and EUR 250 million

Konica Minolta IT Solutions has been recognised as Germany's second-best managed service provider in the category of system suppliers with a turnover between EUR 50 and EUR 250 million. In a recent customer survey conducted by IDG Research Services that was commissioned by the media organisations Computerwoche and ChannelPartner, the company received the second highest number of votes among the surveyed CIOs, IT managers and department heads from a total of 1,155 user companies. Konica Minolta was awarded the mark 1.57 and narrowly missed first place by just 0.01 of a point. The awards ceremony took place as part of the IDG event "Channel meets Cloud" on 28 February in Munich.

Maximilian Fried, Manager Delivery & Competence Center IT Infrastructure (2nd from left) and Bernd Goger, Managing Director of Konica Minolta IT Solutions (2nd from right)

A large number of businesses already rely on the managed services provided by Konica Minolta. Offering a flexible service package, the IT services company provides assistance in maintaining their IT infrastructure, consequently ensuring that their processes run smoothly and as intended and that their systems operate reliably and securely. Thanks to managed services, the burden on IT departments is also markedly reduced.


About Konica Minolta IT Solutions GmbH

The success story of Konica Minolta IT Solutions GmbH, which has lasted over 80 years, is based on professionalism, tireless dedication, high competence and efficiency. Every day, almost 400 employees deal with the concerns of more than 4,000 customers from industry, commerce, services and the public sector.

Our extensive network in Germany enables our employees - irrespective of whether they work at our sites in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Erlangen, Kiel, Hanover, Hamburg, Neu-Ulm, Munich, Weilheim, Mülheim-Kärlich, Cologne or Siegen – to permanently exchange their technical knowledge and practical experience.

We have been part of the Konica Minolta Group since 2013 and are a subsidiary of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Deutschland GmbH whose head office is in Langenhagen.

About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its unique expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers - small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises and public sector - and solves issues faced by society.

As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation holds and reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. In support of an ‘Intelligent connected workplace’, Konica Minolta offers cloud, IT, managed print and video solution services for remote working, collaboration, workflow management and automation and security. The company’s success in driving transformation is also confirmed by IDC, since the ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2023 Vendor Assessment’ has named Konica Minolta a “Leader” in print transformation. Konica Minolta has been a Microsoft Global Managed Partner since 2021.

Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximise workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging as well as label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource).

For an increasing number of organisations, success today is more than the narrow definition of financial prosperity – it also includes protecting the environment and having a positive impact on their workforce as well as the societies they are embedded in. With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals.

The company has been repeatedly recognised for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and supply chain. Konica Minolta received a GOLD Level Recognition Medal in the EcoVadis sustainability ratings for 2024.

For its remote services, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab (BLI) 2023-2024 Pacesetter Award in Remote Service for the Western European market’ from Keypoint Intelligence.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With more than 8,700 employees (as of April 2023), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.26 billion in financial year 2022/2023.

Worldwide, the company has over 39,000 employees and is operating in over 150 countries.

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